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micrococcal endonuclease


Definition: an enzyme, produced by a member of the genus Micrococcus, which cleaves nucleic acids to oligonucleotides terminating in 3'-phosphates.

Synonym(s): micrococcal nuclease, spleen endonuclease, spleen phosphodiesterases

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